New Delhi: According to Indian media, an Indian army captain killed 300,000 Kashmiri civilians, including a minor, in a fake encounter in which a prize of Rs 100,000 was snatched. , Reported by Indian media.
The fake encounter took place in July 2020 in Shopian district of Indian-occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJ & K). According to the police charge sheet, the Indian army captain had earlier opened fire on three Kashmiri youths before his men laid siege to the area.
Four of the 75 witnesses said an Indian army official “threw some ammunition before the siege broke out” and was too late to implicate other suspected militants.
The dead were Abrar Ahmed (25), Imtiaz Ahmed (20) and Muhammad Abrar (16), all laborers of Rajouri.
Two civilians – Tabish Ahmed, a resident of Shopian, and Bilal Ahmed, a resident of Pulwama – who acted as an army source in providing information, were also part of the operation and provided a corps to the captain in charge. Sheet said.
“They (the captain and two civilians) have deliberately destroyed evidence of their real guilt and are presenting false information as part of a criminal conspiracy aimed at offering a reward of up to 200,000.” Get paid. “
The charge sheet states that the senior officer was given false information to lodge a police complaint about the incident.
The captain, who was leading the operation in Amshipora village of Shopian, later recovered two magazines, four empty pistol cartridges, 15 live cartridges, and 15 empty cartridges of AK series weapons and other items from the encounter site. Objectionable goods displayed. The charge sheet states.
Following the police investigation, the special investigation team “recreated all the crime scenes” and “the routes used after meeting the victims and where the victims were killed”.
Following the revelations, Captain Singh and the two civilians were charged under sections 302, 364, 201, 436, 120-B, 182 and section 7/25 of the IPC Act. According to the publication, the court has already issued an order asking army officials to “present their views on whether the accused captain should be tried by a criminal court of general jurisdiction or the court.” Marshall “.